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Brave young worlds
April 13, 2005
Extrasolar planets have been grabbing the headlines
New largest prime discovered!
April 8, 2005
7.8 million digits down, only 2.2 million more needed!
March 22, 2005
Maths may have the answer to why helices are so common in nature.
And the Oscar goes to...
March 7, 2005
Mathematics takes out a technology oscar.
February 10, 2005
How can lives be saved next time the earth moves?
The luck of the draw
January 20, 2005
A mathematical improbability in the Third Round of the FA Cup could have upset the Premiership sides.
December 17, 2004
Chaotic Christmas? Try crocheting chaos!
December 10, 2004
Mathematicians quest for the perfect poppyseed bagel!
Play to win with Nim
In the game of Nim one player always has a winning strategy — it depends on an unusual way of adding numbers.
Scared of swine flu? Avoid children!
New analysis of the 2009 swine flu pandemic in the US shows that the pandemic wave was surprisingly slow, and...
The power of good questions
Asking good questions is an important part of doing maths. But what makes a good question?
Information about information
What is information and how does it shape our reality?
Problems of gravity
Why (some) physicists want to modify Einstein's general theory of relativity.
The philosophy of cosmology
Can philosophy help explain our Universe?
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